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New Public Servant Award for Emerging Excellence


Do you know a new public servant who is a rising star, and already making a positive impact? This award category is for those new staff members who inspire with their eagerness to learn and take on challenges. Celebrate the success of these staff and encourage them to continue their careers in the public sector.

For public servants with two or less years of experience in the public sector.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Must recognize an individual and not a team.

  • Must be currently employed by the public service (e.g. Federal, Provincial, Municipal government, or related agencies, boards, and commissions).

  • Must work for a public sector organization based in the province of Alberta.

  • Must have two or less (continuous or not) years of public service experience.

  • Open to any role regardless of level of responsibility or level within organization.

  • Nominees and nominators may not be members of the Board of Directors of IPAC National, nor members of the Board of Directors of IPAC Edmonton or IPAC Calgary Regional Groups.

  • Nominees and nominators may not be members of the IPAC Edmonton Awards Committee.


Will be awarded next in 2023

2021     Jason R. Wang, Government of Alberts, Environment and Parks

2020    Jasleen Khaira, City of Edmonton

2019    Elizabeth Winton, Government of Alberta, Children's Services

2018    Chris Gusen, Government of Alberta, Alberta Communications and Public Engagement

2017    Chelsey Dawes, Government of Alberta, Status of Women

2016    Jeannine Guerette, City of Edmonton

2015    Alana Lynch, Government of Alberta, Alberta Justice and Solicitor General

2014    Jed Johns, Government of Alberta, Ministry of Aboriginal Relations

2013    Jeremy Adamson, Alberta Transportation


Nominations are now open. 

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